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    Nesting Rope Baskets

    Level of difficulty:  Beginner

    Nesting Rope Baskets

    Use this simple, no-sew technique to make different-sized baskets, perfect for organizing! They are great for holding craft supplies, kitchen utensils, or even using as decorative planters.

    Nesting Rope Baskets Supplies

    What You'll Need:

    Let's Do This!

    Nesting Rope Baskets Step 1

     

    Step 1:

    A)    Cut the end of the rope to make a clean edge. Hot glue the end of the rope to the bottom center of a plastic container. Note: Plastic containers work best, as the glue will pop off easily.

    Nesting Rope Baskets Step 2

     

    Step 2:

    A)   Begin coiling the rope around the central starting point, hot gluing as you go.

    Nesting Rope Baskets Step 3

     

    Step 3:

    A)   Completely cover the bottom of the container. Tip: Once it’s covered, pop off the rope so it doesn’t stick to the container.

    Nesting Rope Baskets Step 4

     

    Step 4:

    A)    Continue wrapping the rope around the side of the container, gluing as you wrap.

    B)    Continue wrapping until you reach the top.

    Nesting Rope Baskets Step 5

     

    Step 5:

    A)    When you reach the top, cut the rope.

    B)    Glue the loose end in place.

    Nesting Rope Baskets Step 6

     

    Step 6:

    A)    Remove the rope basket from the bucket.

    B)    Paint a section of the basket. Let dry. Repeat this process to create different-sized baskets!

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